[uf-discuss] Regarding POSH and misuse of the microformats logo

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Sun May 6 23:22:26 PDT 2007


If you really have to make up a new name... then how about... SHTML.
(Short for "Semantic HTML".)

(It's similar in vein to XHTML.)

SHTML is... Simple, to the point, and sexy :-)

See ya

On 5/6/07, Patrick H. Lauke <redux at splintered.co.uk> wrote:
> Frances Berriman wrote:
> > This is kind of why I have a problem with the "POSH" thing.
> >
> > Yeah, it's meant to be a bit of a joke (and plenty of people are
> > laughing) - but for those people that would actually benefit from
> > improving their knowledge of HTML and semantics - seeing another
> > acronym with unknown origins thrown around isn't necessarily going to
> > make them learn any more!
> Also, from a marketing perspective, I'd posit that "plain" and "old" are
> probably not the best terms to sex up and sell the idea.
> P
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